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Masala Potatoes Recipe

Masala Potatoes is a popular Indian Side dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 15 baby Potatoes (scraped clean and washed)
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp each - coriander powder and Mango powder
  • 3/4 tsp each sugar, sambar powder or Garam Masala
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch asafetida
  • 1 tsp - Ginger and Garlic (grated)
  • 1 to 1.5 tbsp - oil
  • 2 tbsp - Curd
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • How to Make Masala Potatoes:

    1. Do not peel the potatoes. Once scrubbed clean under running water, clean with a kitchen towel.
    2. Make vertical slits (in a X shape) down one side of the potato.
    3. Mix all the dry ingredients. Press mixture into the slits.
    4. Pressure cook for 1 whistle.
    5. Heat oil in a kadai, add the mustard and cumin seeds.
    6. Let them and then add the ginger-garlic and potatoes, curd, chopped coriander and any leftover masala.
    7. Cover and cook for 5 mins. Remove before the masala becomes too dry.


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